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Anonymous

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1915

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Exterior view of the disinfection station of an unidentified Austrian prison camp. Allied POW's reported to this station when arriving at a prison camp. Austrian doctors identified sick prisoners for quarantine and disinfected healthy POW's to prevent the outbreak of epidemics within the prison camps. Prisoners' uniforms were disinfected and the men subjected to baths, showers, hair cuts, and delousing.

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Austria-Hungary, Hygiene, Disinfection, Delousing Process, Baths, Showers, Wash, Medical Care, Camp Order, Administrative Buildings

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